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Sri. B. A. Muchandi

(District & Sessions Judge (Retd.) and 

Former Member Secretary, Law Commission of Karnataka)


Name and Address:​


No.1469, 2nd Cross, Judicial Layout,

GKVK Post, Bangalore  - 560 065.

Tel. No.080-28563688.


Date of Birth & Place :8th day of June 1949 at Belgaum.
Educational Qualification :    

1. B.A. (Economics & Political Science)

    R.P.D. College, Belgaum.

2. L.L.B. (Spl.), (Taxation & Labour Laws) 

    Secured Ranks in I & II L.L.B. Karnataka University

    R.L. Law College, Belgaum.

3. M.A. (Politics), Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

4. Fellowship in Gender & Law,

Warwick University, England.​

Law Practice :Six years as Advocate in Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Customs and Co-operative Societies cases.
Judicial Service :

1.     Joined Karnataka Judicial Service in October, 1978 as Munsiff and Magistrate.

2.    Promoted as Civil Judge & CJM in May, 1987.

3.    Promoted as District & Sessions Judge in May, 1996 & retired in June 2009.

Posts held & places :

4.   Munsiff & Magistrate, Civil Judge and CJM, CMM.

       Places : Gadag, Hubli, Kunigal, Puttur, Bangalore.

5.    Secretary to Hon'ble Chief Justices,

       High Court of Karnataka, Bangalore.

6.    Prl. District & Sessions Judge, Bangalore, Dharwad, Tumkur & Gulbarga.

7.    Registrar, Karnataka Lokayukta, Bangalore.

8.    Director, Karnataka Judicial Academy, Bangalore.

9.    Member Secretary, Law Commission of Karnataka, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore.

Social & Education Activities :
  1. Founder Member of Dhyanadeep Education Trust, Belgaum.
  2. Gen. Secretary of Karnataka State (Retd.) Judicial Officer's Association, Bangalore.
  3. Guest Faculty & Supervising Judge in Karnataka Judicial Academy, Bangalore.
  4. Conducted Training Programs in Gender & Law for Judicial Officers at Judicial Academies of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and National Judicial Academy at Bhopal Madhya Pradesh.